Stephen, a board-certified pediatric and infectious disease physician, serves in the care of children at Arusha Lutheran Medical Center (ALMC) and Selian Lutheran Hospital in Arusha; is active in educational and research efforts and mentorship; helps to develop pediatric medical curriculum and ongoing training of Tanzanian nursing and medical students, assistant medical officers, interns and international residents; and serves as an intermediary to the international global health community.
Jodi participates in the care and management of acute childhood malnutrition in the hospital and community, as well as being active in nursing and health education and training community health workers.
Update from Steve & Jodi
On July 8, 2015, Steve and Jodi shared their joys, struggles and challenges of medical missionary work in Tanzania. Watch their presentation...
In the following video Steve & Jodi respond to the following questions:
What equipment do you need? (40 seconds)
Are there water quality issues? (2:08)
What cultrual issues impact working with the Masai? (3:45)
Tell us about your daily life and life as a mom. (6:00)
How do you manage & process your grief? (9:15)
What diseases persist in Tanzania? (13:35)
Does polio still persist in Tanzania? (15:53)
Tell us about your worship life. (16:50)
What is the literacy rate? (18:45)
Contact: Arusha Lutheran Medical Center, PO Box 17047, Arusha, Tanzania